10 Countries That Are Completely Unique In One (Weird) Way

10 Countries That Are Completely Unique In One (Weird) Way

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10 Countries That Are Completely Unique In One (Weird) Way Every country is unique, that's not an especially surprising revelation. What is startling is the specific way that some countries are incredibly different from even their closest neighbors. Sure, yeah, we're more alike than we are different. But those differences can be pretty damned weird.…

10 before-and-after photos that track the changes we’ve made to the Earth

10 before-and-after photos that track the changes we’ve made to the Earth

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10 before-and-after photos that track the changes we’ve made to the Earth Often, small changes made over time are hard to see. Even when we're making dramatic transformations to our world - through deforestation, industrialisation, and fossil fuel extraction and use - it can be hard to see how large the scars we're creating are.…

10 Pictures That Almost Got Their Photographers Killed

10 Pictures That Almost Got Their Photographers Killed

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10 Pictures That Almost Got Their Photographers Killed A picture is worth a thousand words—or the life of its photographer. Obviously, photographers will often go to extremes to get the perfect shot. For some, these pictures can make their careers, but there may be a high price. Possibly too high. War and wildlife photographers are…

Top 10 Remarkable Finds Involving Old Ships And Explorers

Top 10 Remarkable Finds Involving Old Ships And Explorers

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Top 10 Remarkable Finds Involving Old Ships And Explorers The haunting remains of sunken ships make for more than just a gripping view. Each arrives like a time capsule, bringing bits of history and a fair share of mysteries. In recent times, researchers have found fascinating alternative stories attached to known explorers, unique ships, and unexpected…

Bizarre Ways Actors Landed Their Most-Famous Roles

Bizarre Ways Actors Landed Their Most-Famous Roles

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Bizarre Ways Actors Landed Their Most-Famous Roles You probably think actors land their most famous roles by having fancy, high-powered lunches and nailing super-formal auditions. But it turns out Hollywood is just as insane and random as the rest of the world. Probably moreso. So actors get cast in famous, career-making roles for truly bizarre…

10 Most Unexpected Plane-Related Incidents To Happen In Recent Times

10 Most Unexpected Plane-Related Incidents To Happen In Recent Times

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10 Most Unexpected Plane-Related Incidents To Happen In Recent Times Air travel is a convenient and affordable means of transportation. Airlines, not to mention the flight crew, do everything in their power to make sure their customers have a pleasant experience, no matter what their budget. Yet, nobody’s perfect. Airlines can make some hilarious mistakes, from…

The Surprisingly Weird Aftermaths Of Famous Events

The Surprisingly Weird Aftermaths Of Famous Events

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The Surprisingly Weird Aftermaths Of Famous Events Historical events have well-known consequences. That's what makes them historical. The thing is, for every widely-known tragic or inspiring outcome, there are countless smaller ripples that go largely forgotten. Our plasticians are here to set the record straight about the truly weird, surprising outcomes from events that made…